• Child reading a book for hanukkah
    Hanukkah
    The 10 Best Hanukkah Books for Kids
    Latke the Lucky Dog By Ellen FischerPrice: $7.99; Ages: 2-7Buy on Amazon Latke is one lucky pup! A family adopts him from an animal shelter on the first night of Hanukkah — and names him after the golden potato pancakes that his scruffy fur re...
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    3 Hanukkah Recipes to Get Your Party Started
    Hannukah begins December 12 this year, so it's time to start thinking about your plans. Are you toying with the idea of throwing a party? We can help you out with the food! If you're new to traditional Hanukkah foods, or just new to cooking, we ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Printable holiday card kids can color
    Christmas Printables
    "Colorful Holiday Season" Card Kids Can Color
    Print this free holiday card that your child can color and give to his or her teacher, friends, and loved ones! The card says: "Wishing You a Colorful Holiday Season!" ...
  • The Best 2017 Holiday Movies
    Holiday Movies
    The Top 10 Family Movies for the 2017 Holiday Season
    It's finally here! The holiday movie season is upon us, and Hollywood has not disappointed. From super-heroes to the first Christmas in Bethlehem, there's something for every family headed to the movies this month. Check out these upcoming movies...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Online Shopping Is Not Always Safe
    Shopping
    Online Shopping Can Cost You More
    Online shopping is one of the fastest growing forms of retail in the world. A Pew Research Center study showed that eight in ten Americans are online shoppers. Shopping at home is obviously super-convenient, and usually a great way to save. My wi...
    Patrick Craven, Director of the Center for Cyber Safety and Education
  • Gifts We Wish We Never Bought for Christmas
    Entertainment and Activities
    9 Toys We Wish We Never Bought Our Kids This Holiday Season
    L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise This toy started out as the hottest thing for 2017, but lost it's allure once it had been unboxed. Imagine a giant, glittery ball filled with lots of tiny plastic toys for kids to unwrap....lots of cheap, tiny pla...
    Laura Richards
  • Hanukkah Printables
    A Hanukkah Dreidel
    This printable will show children how to make a dreidel and play the game. ...
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    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
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  • Family Life
    Rachel Cruze: How to Avoid Holiday Overspending and Teach Kids The Value of a Dollar
    ​Photo credit: Cameron Powell It's the most wonderful time of year — as those festive lyrics state — with memories to cherish forever. The holidays are just around the corner, which means fun, food, family...and finances. When it comes to h...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Printable holiday card kids can color
    Christmas Printables
    "Colorful Holiday Season" Card Kids Can Color
    Print this free holiday card that your child can color and give to his or her teacher, friends, and loved ones! The card says: "Wishing You a Colorful Holiday Season!" ...
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    Tabletop Games
    Top 10 Classic Tabletop and Basement Games for Kids
    Ahh, remember the good old days of playing pool, foosball, and other awesome games in your childhood friend's basement? Visit memory lane and cure your child's cabin fever — and video game addiction — with these 10 classic tabletop and baseme...
    Erin Dower
  • How to Make a Christmas Ornament Sun Catcher
    Christmas
    How to Make a Christmas Ornament Sun Catcher
    I made a version of these sun catchers with my boys as little hostess gifts for Thanksgiving. The boys loved sticking the tissue paper to the contact sheet, and they were super-proud to give a present that they made "all by themselves." For this ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Little Santa, children
    Gifts
    Award-Winning Children's Books to Give in 2015
    Check out a list of notable and award-winning children's books to give to kids in the 2014 holiday gift-giving season. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages! ...
  • Technology and Learning
    Best Tablets for Kids
    Looking for the perfect tablet for your technology-loving child? These nifty devices have tons of educational activities, games, books, and more to keep your curious little one busy for hours. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • LEGO iPhone case
    Gifts
    iPod- and iPhone-Related Gifts for Kids
    Looking for a gift for your iPod or iPhone obsessed child? Find the perfect iPhone/iPod case and accessories for kids of all ages, whether you're looking for holiday gifts and stocking stuffers or a graduation or birthday gift for your hard-to-pl...
    Erin Dower
  • The Best 2017 Holiday Movies
    Holiday Movies
    The Top 10 Family Movies for the 2017 Holiday Season
    It's finally here! The holiday movie season is upon us, and Hollywood has not disappointed. From super-heroes to the first Christmas in Bethlehem, there's something for every family headed to the movies this month. Check out these upcoming movies...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Activity Center
    Activities and Crafts
    Activity Center
    Find endless activities for little hands.
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  • Eight Candles and a Tree, children
    Christmas
    Holiday Books for All Faiths
    These books are a wonderful way for kids to learn more about their own holiday celebrations or to discover how others celebrate during the winter season. To read a more detailed description of the books, or to write reviews of them, click on the ...